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is a prolific and wonderful leader. host: thank you so much for joining us today. that is our show for the "washington journal." we will take you now live to the house floor. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] chaplain, father conroy. chaplain conroy: let us pray. eternal god, we give you thanks for giving us another day. we come to the end of a week during which some members of this people's house have come to complete their service in the congress and others have come to prepare for their opportunity to serve this great nation. it is a time of tremendous transition, a time thought with trendation and some uncertainty. send your spirit of peace and calm, let all might have confidence in your faithfulness to us and no matter what lies ahead, your grace is abundantly available. now we approach a week during which all americans will regather to remember who we are , a nation generously blessed not only by you, our god, but by courageous ancestors, faithful allies and the best good wishes of people everywher
you do instead of dealing with the policy issues. we have have a very distinguished member with us, a good friend of all of us, someone who deals seriously with policy issues and is joined us today and that would be january from illinois. >> also i think today of most significance i believe is my role on the intelligence committee. all of us were given a briefing based on emerging information from the intelligence committee . susan rice, i do -- susan rice went on television based on the information that was available at the time and the briefing that she was given information and intelligence that she had no part in collecting. the kind of statement that is anyone who had been given those briefings would have made in public. obviously, this was on an unclassified buys sis but she was given information that she had that has subsequently been updated. it was not wrong or deliberately misleading in any way. there had been the belief that there had been a protest that developed into this attack. so susan rice as the president very clearly said, if anyone has a problem with the intelli
story. that moves us close to stalemate and recession. that's right. still not much talk about spending cuts. so tonight we have budget cutting hawk jeff flake, the senator-elect from arizona. then there's this -- >> watch out. they're stealing the hostess twinkies. >> watch this. here's your reward. >> thanks! >> the question is, will the union succeed in stealing the twinkies forever? the ceo of hostess speaks out and speaks to us about this subject. >>> first up, breaking news out of the middle east. at this hour, israel giving the green light to call up 30,000 reserve troops and is moving forces toward the gaza strip. this is war. this after tel aviv came under rocket fire attack for the first time in 20 years today. and where is president obama on all of this? let's get right to our special guest this evening. we have former assistant secretary of state rich williamson and syndicated radio talk show host john boutzer. how much injury they inflict on hamas? i want to know if the total blowout is possible? >> yes, it is, larry. why that is critical is because egypt is involved profou
together. it is sort of saying this silver lining is in sight and that gave us a boost here on wall street. 12,471. our heart of the day was 12,602. not far off from yesterday's. you are seeing some financials here. they are trying to move along. jpmorgan was in the red earlier today. bank of america. some of the financials are still in the red. citigroup, goldman sachs, case-by-case. it is not a blanket of of arrows across the board. it still remains. it is something they have to contend with sooner than later. melissa: breaking news right now. the fire is now out at the offshore oil platform. that is in the gulf of mexico. there was an explosion just after 9:00 a.m. eastern. it was about 20 miles off the coast of louisiana. at this time, the coast guard, look at that, the coast guard cannot confirm any deaths. two people are missing and nine people have been flown to local hospitals. we will bring you the very latest just as soon as we learn it. lori: bp is so fresh in everyone's memory still. president obama meeting with congressional leaders. it is all we are talking about these days.
wanted. families on a journey to adopt a child, on the same website that lists used cars, cell phones and sofas. inside the rise of do it yourself craigslist adoption. >>> plus, man versus monster. >> ah! >> our team travels to the deepest wilds of the amazon with an adventurer on a mission. to unearth the planet's most mysterious predators. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 15th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm cynthia mcfadden. tonight, we go on the air, intensifying missile attacks are pounding the gaza strip. part of an escalating conflict that has the world holding its breath, fearing a new war in the middle east could erupt at any moment. tensions between the israelis and palestinians are threatening to boil over, in a region still destabilized from the arab spring. abc's christiane amanpour reports from a middle east on the brink. christiane? >> reporter: cynthia, tonight, i can tell, you jerusalem where i am is extremely tense. here and around the world, everyone is w
you for joining us. let's get a quick look at the weather and rain. >> couple reports already coming in. excuse me. it's on its way. that means from this point forward the morning commute will start to get on the wet side. the evening commute will be on the moderate to heavy side. that will be two bands one in the morning and one in the afternoon. >>> live news chopper two showing a picture of a mess on the bay bridge. we had reports of two crashes it's trying to clear up whether or not it's two or one bad one here. this crash on the bridge definitely we see one westbound coming up and just temporarily blocked all the lanes. now they are in the two right lanes here approaching treasure aland. we also had a crash reported on the other side of treasure island. it's unclear if that one is there or not. for sure they are trying to get the cars out of there. the tow truck is hooked up to one of the vehicles. this has made a huge backup at the bay bridge toll plaza. if you are trying to get into san francisco your commute will be tough. and the rain son the way. that will not help. let's g
with the u.s. bankruptcy court. yesterday the company announced it would shut down its plans nation-wide if striking union workers did not return to their jobs. as of late last night workers remained on the picket lines and refused to head back to work. the company employs 18,000 people. >>> oakland police say good fortune and observant officer may have helped them put a dent in gang violence. last night they arrested ronny at the ruth's chris steak house in san francisco. an off duty oakland officer saw him and his entourage entering the restaurant. police worked up a tactical plan and arrested him without incident as hi left the restaurant. >> we have put forth a lot of efforts with the department of justice, las vegas metro police department. tracking him in several locations. >> he faces potential charges including home, robberies, weapons violations and shootings. police believe his wife was shot eight times while picking up her child at a day care. an hour before last nights arrest, oakland police raided his home in las vegas hoping to catch him there. >>> a bay area mother is
gang leader. you'll see what happened next. >>> good morning. thank you for joining us on this friday morning. already it's friday november 16th i'm pam cook. >> and i'm dave clark. let's check weather and traffic. i got an overcoat. i'm going to needs it? >> yes. that is a good call. you were listening. there has been light rain but the heavier is off the san mateo and santa cruz coastline. cloudy day. rain in the morning and again in the evening. i think the evening commute could be a little worse. we'll explain why coming up in five minutes. here is sal. >>> steve, right now san mateo bridge traffic looks good heading out to the high-rise. the traffic will be effected by today's rain. so please plan accordingly. westbound bay bridge the traffic is still at the speed limit. now at 5:00 let's go back to the desk. >>> breaking news we first told you about at 4:30. police in vallejo arresting a 14-year-old boy for a brutal attack on a 65-year-old woman. claudine wong is in vallejo with all the details of a kidnapping and attack and demand for ransom. >> reporter: let me
the first of two systems. >> and in case you are just joining us this bay bridge drive is terrible. why we have very long lines coming up to the toll plaza. mornings on 2 starts now. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning. welcome. >> it's friday november 16th. topping our news a brutal assault and kidnapping of a 65- year-old woman. the suspect is a 14-year-old. we are in vallejo where we have been following this developing story since 4:30. >> reporter: good morning. police are planning on holding a press conference later this morning where we expect to learn more details but here is what we know. this all started here, this is the plaza shopping center. it's a fairly big shopping center. the woman was coming out of one of the stores when police say she was kidnapped at gun point. according to police she was forced in to her own car and forced to drive this area. she was then the victim of a physical and sexual assault. the victim was left unconscious and duct taped in a ditch and the suspect fled in her car. passerbies noticed
of spending from the u.s. economy by raising taxes and cutting government spending at the same time. that's more than 2% of gdp, and the economy is only growing at 2%. it's an absurd thing to try to do. more than that, though, i want you to recognize that the kind of deal that they seem to be cooking up in the clouds, namely cutting taxes -- raising taxes by 150 billion and boehner getting his way, cutting spending by $150 billion, that's $300 billion, that's a lot of negative stimulus also. it might not be 500 but 300 is a locality. >> i think steve said something about a gradual slope ned of a cliff. the cataclysmic that he was talking about. initially those kinds of tax increases don't kick in until much later. they're now talking about pushing back spend cuts as well. look, peter is right. we're looking at fiscal contraction next year, and it gets back to the first set of comments. that's not what you want to see about an economy growing around 2% with a highly elevated employment rate. let's not forget about the jobs part of this, and also let's not forget that temporary spending on
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